Milwaukee Falls 5-2 to Pittsburgh - Recap
Pittsburgh got a 5-2 victory over Milwaukee on Monday, with Charlie Morton earning the victory and helping Pirates moneyline bettors cash out.
The Pirates were a -144 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 7 innings from Charlie Morton, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Pirates got 3 RBIs from Neil Walker in the win.
Milwaukee got a 6-inning outing from Tyler Thornburg in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Norichika Aoki had 2 hits in the loss for the Brewers.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 11 hits, while Milwaukee only had 8.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.